PYJ: ‘I am disappointed with this false report that we are manufacturing arms in Nimba’

Media Report Angers PYJ

“We are peaceful citizens who are worthily contributing to the growth and development of post-war Liberia, to the extent that many of the towns and villages destroyed during the country’s civil crisis have returned to their pre-war status.”

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

President Sirleaf Congratulates Azerbaijan On 97th Independence Anniversary

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has sent a message congratulating the Government and people of the Republic of Azerbaijan on their 97th Independence Anniversary.

In her message to President Iiham Aliyev, President Sirleaf on behalf of the Government and people of Liberia, and in her own name, extended best wishes that he will continue to lead his people to greater economic prosperity and peace.

President Sirleaf speaking to journalists at RIA yesterday

‘We Cannot Allow A Few People to Undermine This Country’

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has expressed serious displeasure at the news of the vandalism and looting of properties at Golden Veroleum-Liberia (GVL) in Butaw, Sinoe County on Tuesday, May 26.

“As a government, we cannot allow a few people to undermine the interest of this country; to run investors away and to make sure that we do not attract what we need to achieve our development goals,” President Sirleaf stated.

Finance “Most Corrupt Ministry”

A high level assessment roundtable on National Anti-corruption Strategy (NAS) organized by the Governance Commission (GC) has identified the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning (MFDP) as the most corrupt ministry under the Executive Branch of Government.

This conclusion was drawn from discussions and interviews carried out with Liberians in six counties by the DAH Consulting Incorporated.
DAH is a research company hired to conduct the study that brought out the findings on the MFDP and other government entities.

Above: Symbol of the event; below left: Gen. Yakubu Gowon flanked by Mr. Ouedraogo of ECOWAS Commission & Nigerian Foreign Min. Wali; below right: a cross section of the Diplomatic Corps

President Tubman Hailed as Lead Founder of ECOWAS

The Federal Government of Nigeria on Monday celebrated the fortieth anniversary of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Abuja by paying homage to the founding fathers and reflecting on the achievements and challenges of the regional body over the past four decades.


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